• The World's End (2013)

The World's End

Release Date: August 23rd, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 19th, 2013

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

Gary King (Simon Pegg) is an immature 40-year-old who's dying to take another stab at an epic pub-crawl that he last attempted 20 years earlier. He drags his reluctant buddies back to their hometown and sets out for a night of heavy drinking. As they make their way toward their ultimate destination -- the fabled World's End pub -- Gary and his friends attempt to reconcile the past and present. However, the real struggle is for the future when their journey turns into a battle for mankind.

Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan, Rosamund Pike, Pierce Brosnan, Samuel Mak

Director: Edgar Wright

Genres: Science fiction , Comedy

Production Co: Working Title Films

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: England , Cheeky , Friendship , 2010s , Quest , Underdog , 1990s , Best friend ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The World's End stands on its own as hilarious high-end nonsense. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Smart, funny, and gross (often at the same time). show more

  • 80
    Jordan MintzerThe Hollywood Reporter

    While things get a tad buckled town in mayhem and special effects throughout the film’s busy final reels, Wright spends enough time sketching out his mischievous middle-aged men so that their journey...feels worthwhile and even meaningful for a few of them. show more

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